‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, the fourth installment in The Hunger Games series is here! It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the 10th annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging … Continue reading ‘The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes’ is here!

#ReadyForBallad: Suzanne Collins to do a release-day reading for ‘Songbirds and Snakes’ tomorrow

The much-anticipated fourth installment in The Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, releases tomorrow May 19, and, apart from the familiar faces, we are going to meet a new Girl from District 12. The Girl from District 12 is coming, and The Hunger Games will never be the same. #SongbirdsAndSnakes pic.twitter.com/9VV8yh0EYk — The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (@songbirdssnakes) May 17, 2020 Not to … Continue reading #ReadyForBallad: Suzanne Collins to do a release-day reading for ‘Songbirds and Snakes’ tomorrow

[Updated] ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming May 2020; Lionsgate working on a movie

Welcome back, Tributes! We’re in for the greatest surprise today. Author Suzanne Collins has announced a new The Hunger Games novel set 64 years before the events of the first novel, much before when Katniss Everdeen was forced into the to-death competition. In a statement, Scholastic Trade Publishing President Ellie Berger said, “Suzanne Collins is a master at combining brilliant storytelling, superb world building, breathtaking suspense, and … Continue reading [Updated] ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel novel coming May 2020; Lionsgate working on a movie

Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

The Hunger Games fandom knows it’s not every day we hear from Suzanne Collins, and so every interview, every appearance is a day to cherish. As it is the tenth anniversary year of The Hunger Games‘s first publication, here is one such day: the author sat down with publisher David Levithan for New York Times to talk about the books and the movies. The interview is an … Continue reading Suzanne Collins talks ‘The Hunger Games’ books, Katniss’s family, Peeta and Gale, and lots more

Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

As The Hunger Games turned 10 this year, Scholastic is releasing a special anniversary edition audiobook, narrated by Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany. The audiobook will feature a bonus track Q&A with Maslany. In addition, the CD is packaged with an insert that contains the exclusive content included in the Hunger Games Special Edition print book: an in-depth interview with Collins about the origins of the series, and an engaging … Continue reading Orphan Black’s Tatiana Maslany narrating ‘The Hunger Games’ special edition audiobook

Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

Suzanne Collins posted a thank you letter to the Hunger Games film team thanking them for all the work they have done on the Hunger Games movies. You can read her letter below: A Thank You to The Hunger Games Film Team Having spent the last decade in Panem, it’s time to move on to other lands. But before I do, I’d like to say … Continue reading Suzanne Collins Writes a Thank You Letter to the Hunger Games Film Team

YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them

Today, August 10, is the 53rd birthday of author Suzanne Collins. To mark the occasion, MTV asked 9 YA authors to share how The Hunger Games has inspired them and their writing. Rae Carson, The Girl of Fire and Thorns “Although it was written for teens, ’The Hunger Games’ is fearless in its portrayal of the consequences of war. It inspired me to honor the sacrifices of friends … Continue reading YA authors share how ‘The Hunger Games’ inspired them

Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!

Today, August 10, is the birthday of The Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins. She turns 53. Suzanne is also known for her MG series, The Underland Chronicles, her autobiographical picture-book for children, Year of the Jungle, and some beloved children’s TV shows like Oswald. She made this year’s Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list. From all of us at HGN, we’d like to wish Suzanne a very happy birthday! Continue reading Happy birthday, Suzanne Collins!

Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list

Forbes has released its annual World’s Top-Earning Authors list for 2015. The 16 authors include James Patterson, John Green, Veronica Roth, JK Rowling, George RR Martin and more. The Hunger Games author Suzanne Collins returned on the list at #11 with $13 million. Though the Hunger Games trilogy no longer records the riotous sales it once did — 27.7 million copies in 2012 alone — Collins’ earnings are bolstered by … Continue reading Suzanne Collins makes World's Top-Earning Authors of 2015 Forbes list

Suzanne Collins makes Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors list

For THR‘s Power Authors issue, they have compiled a list of 25 Most Powerful Authors in Hollywood right now. The Hunger Games trilogy author Suzanne Collins lands on #12. Known For: The Hunger Games Big Number: 65 million copies of the series in print She’s the girl on fire: Collins brought Katniss Everdeen into the world with her Hunger Games trilogy, which has sold more than 65 million … Continue reading Suzanne Collins makes Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors list